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Re: Proposal: replace here documents with a component

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 12:38:12 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <87eju5kwej.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org> was heard to say:
| While that might be unfortunate in some odd situations, the utility of
| having "here" documents *exactly* where they are using is very
| important and I don't want that facility to go away.
| I'm not in favor of this proposal as it moves statically known inputs
| to dynamically known inputs and that means that component-level
| optimizations (e.g. pre-compiling the XSLT) are completely lost.

Nonsense. There's nothing that prevents you from knowing that
p:document components are static (they are!) or from doing any
compilations that you want.

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman Walsh
XML Standards Architect
Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Received on Thursday, 21 September 2006 16:38:00 UTC

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